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Nordic Walking Proficiency Course

The Nordic Academy Proficiency Course teaches participants the correct basic technique in a 2-3 hour intensive learning clinic. It is the best method of acquiring the Nordic Walking technique if attending regular classes is not an option (ideal for those people who have hectic lives or live in remoter areas of Australia!)


Pre-requisites for Participation

Participants should have an adequate fitness level to be able to walk continuously at a moderate pace for at least twenty minutes.


Course Outline

  • 2-3 hour 'Learn To' clinic includes: 
  • Overview of NW - history and health benefits
  • Warm up and mobilisation exercises
  • Acquiring the basic NW technique
  • Guided Nordic Walking practise
  • Correction exercises for common technique mistakes
  • Stretching exercises for NW


Locations & Dates - Spring 2014

Location Course Dates Close of Registration
Melbourne          6 - 7 September 2014      15 August
Perth 13 - 14 Sept 22 August
Adelaide 20 - 21 Sept 29 August
Hobart     4 - 5 October 12 September
Sydney 11 - 12 Oct 19 September
Canberra 18 - 19 Oct 26 September
Brisbane 25 - 26 Oct 3 October

** Proficiency Courses run from 2pm - 5pm

Please Note: If you missed the C.O.R date, contact us on 1300 791 740 - we still might have places available!
                      Extra courses are offered in your area if sufficient demand allows - please contact us for more information.


Course package includes:

  • Hire of 'ONE WAY' Nordic Walking poles on the day
  • Quality tuition by an experienced Nordic Academy NW Trainer
  • Take home notes
  • Certificate of attainment - 'Nordic Walking Proficiency'

Participation is $99 AUD



To register your place in this Proficiency Course click here. Places are limited so early registration is recommended to avoid disappointment!

NB.  See closing dates listed above for registration deadlines.

Cancellation Policy

A minimum number of participants is required for each course to go ahead. In such a case that a course does not run, notification to registered participants will be given and rescheduling or a full refund will be offered.

Cancellation by participants for the Proficiency Course will attract a $30 fee if notified 21 days or more before the course date. Cancellations of less than 21 days will result in a 50% refund of the course cost. Registration is valid and a place in the course is reserved when a completed registration form, supporting documents and full payment has been processed and accepted.

Further Information

For all enquiries please contact the National Training Manager via  or phone: 0433 775 227.


created by Patrick Burtscher and Maree Farnsworth, Founders Nordic Academy